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CBS
Feb 8, 2013 4:00am EST
those but president obama decided against it. >>> also on capitol hill hill john brennan was a key issue. brennan defended the program. he said drone strikes are used against targets that pose an imminent threat, not for retribution. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: protesters held up the start of john brennan's confirmation hearing. officers removed demonstrators upset over the u.s. drone strike program brennan helped manage. the president's pick for cia director then faced senators. lawmakers recently got a look at a see cent document explaining why the obama administration believes drone strikes can also target americans who joined with terrorist yoefrs seas. >> it's the idea of giving any president unfettered power to kill an american without checks and balances that's so troubling. >> reporter: brennan defended the policy. >> the president has insisted that any actions we take will be legally grounded. >> reporter: brennan was up for cia director in 2009 but withdrew his name from consideration after questions arose about his role in the war on terror. brennan was a c
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 2:30am PST
as to what the white house didn't do to help the rebels in syria and why president obama went against the advice of his top advisers. >>> before we get to our top political stories we begin with what will be a record-setting winter storm bearing down on the northeast. could bring easily up to 2 feet to new york city, long island, all of connecticut, all of rhode island, eastern massachusetts, coastal new hampshire and maine blizzard warnings. millions of people, hours left to prepare, the blizzard of 2013 is starting today. you can see where it's located behind me, off the outer banks of north carolina, the heavy rain shield goes up through the mid-atlantic, all the way into southern jersey. the snow part of the storm has yet to begin. that will happen as we go through the morning hours and especially after noon today into new england. that's really your cut-off time if you're anywhere from federal jersey northward. whatever you have to get done, you'll do it in rain this morning. after about noon, get off the roads. that's when we could get stuck and we want plows to be able
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 9:00pm EST
said this about jihad. >> nor does president obama see this challenge as a fight against jihadist. describing terrorists in this way using a legitimate term jihad, to purify ones selves again a moral goal. >> so these comments and more will the senate confirm a cia director that calls jihad a legitimate tenet of islam? and joining me, gentlemen, welcome to the program. senator mike lee, jihad a legitimate tenet of islam. we're not fighting a war on terrorism? he's going to be the cia director? >> these are hardly mainstream beliefs sean, hardly someone we would expect of our top intelligence officer, this is a concern and with good reason. >> sean: what do you think, senator reisch? >> a little philosophical with me, i'd actually like to see someone interested in killing terrorists and keep him out of america and out of our way. >> sean: we now have the i guess, the new obama miranda rights, which are you have the right to remain silent anything you can be used against you and oh, obama has a right to kill you. let's look at brennan and water-boarding and where we stand with the n
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
anything you can be used against you and oh, obama has a right to kill you. let's look at brennan and water-boarding and where we stand with the new memo on using drones to kill american citizens. let's take a look. >> we all have seen how our fight against terrorists sometimes led us to stray from our ideals as a nation. tactics such as water-boarding were not in keeping with our values as americans. and these practiceses have been rightly terminated and should not and will not happen again. i believe president obama is absolutely correct, such practices not only fail to advance our counterterrorism efforts, they actually set back our efforts. they're recruitment bonanza for terrorists and decrease the willingness of other nations to cooperate with us. >> sean: would it be, senator lee, would it be a recruitment bonanza for terrorists and increase in our enemies, if you use drone strikes and kill people? >> the great irony of this all this, on the one hand you have the administration sending the signal, oh, no, water boarding can't happen and at the same time, by the way, the u.s. go
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
fiery capitol hill, and drones abrennan staunch y defending the obama administration use of drones against administration. >> i'd like to ask you about the status of the administration's efforts to institutionlize rules and procedures and conduct for drone strikes, in particular, how you see your role as cia director in that approval process. >> the president has insisted that any actions we take will be legally grounded, will be thoroughly anchored in intelligence, will have the appropriate review process, approval process before any action is contemplated including those actions that might involve the use of legal force. the fifth amendment is pretty clear no deprivation of life, liberty or property without a due process of law and we're depriving american citizens with their life when we target them with a drone attack. >> if the executive branch makes a mistake and kills the wrong person or a group of the wrong people, how should the government acknowledge that. >> i believe we need to acknowledge that. i believe we need to acknowledge it to our foreign partners. we need to ack
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 8:00am PST
. stacked up against president obama, vice president biden, congressman paul ryan, senator marco rubio and new secretary of state john kerry. she comes out at a 61% approval rating. her husband, bill clinton, who played a big part at getting president obama re-elected is speaking at a keynote conference in leesburg, virginia. joe, it's great to see you. first off, your reaction to those polls there and seeing hillary clinton at the top 61%. any surprise to you? >> no, i don't think there's a surprise at all. i think she was an admired figure before she went to the state department and it only built upon that. i wouldn't make too much from the differential between her and president obama either. when you're in office and you're fighting every day, and the fights are partisan, you know, then 30, 40% of the country is not going to be admiring of you on any given day. i think there's something, too -- the same thing happened with her husband when he left office. you know, his numbers grat you'dly went up and i think it's a recognition of what she's done over her whole career. >> right now it's
CNN
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am PST
became a symbol of the fight against gun violence. the first lady michelle obama will be attending. the teen was gunned down in a park just a week after performing with her school band at the president's inauguration. the honor student was apparently caught in the crossfire. first lady described as heartbroken over her death. >>> and we are also watching of course winds gusting close to hurricane strength. could be blowing blinding through the northeast. more live coverage of the monster storm straight ahead. don't wait for presidents' day to save on a new mattress. sleep train's presidents' day sale is on now. save up to $500 on beautyrest and posturepedic. get a sealy queen set for just $399. even get 3 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. plus, free delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. keep more presidents in your wallet. sleep train's presidents' day sale is on now. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> official good-bye for leon panetta. the pentagon sends the boss off with a
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 8:00am PST
issue then senator obama railed about against president george w. bush in the lead up to his 2008 white house win. an in-depth look in a live report. hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. ooerd . .. jon: a fox news alert. breaking news really on two of other top stories. a massive search going on in california for a former cop turned murderer. police are looking for christopher dorner. they're focusing around the snowy mountains around big bear lake. he dorner is wanted for killing a pair of police officers and soon to be married newly wods. this happened after dorner wrote a manifesto talking about seeking revenge for those he blamed getting him kicked out of the l.a.p.d. years ago. the know is -- snow is falling in parts of the northeast. a beginning of a blizzard forecasters say could be one for the record books. some areas could get up to three feet. another big concern. widespread p
WHUT
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
that testified against brennan four years ago when president obama wanted him to be cia chief, then he withdrew his and because of the protest. what has changed in four years? >> what has changed is we have a president who is also a constitutional lawyer who has ignored the fourth amendment, the fifth amendment, the six the month, the eighth amendment with regard to speedy trials, due process, regard to illegal searches and seizures, with regard to torture and abuse to a certain extent because the country is still practicing renditions. >> we have five seconds. >> we're still rendering people to other countries. this needs to be monitored. we do not have the office of inspector general conducting oversight within the agency and you don't have a senate intelligence committee willing to conduct -- >> mel goodman, we have to leave it there. author of, "national insecurity: the cost of american militarism." [captioning made possible by democracy now!] democracy now!]
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
it. that's not what that memo said. >> so you're saying president obama is using drones illegally? >> i'm saying if he uses it against american citizens without specific intelligence, yes. >> the take home message here is enhanced interrogation is wrong, killing suspects is okay. it's basically like saying shoplifting is bad, but killing the shoplifter okay. this is why i want to be a liberal, because you can act like a conservative when a republican kills, it's evil. but when a democrat kills, oh, look a pretty butterfly. >> earlier this week, the left, looneys were after me saying oh, now, this is the one who defended the torture and the waterboarding of three terrorists and now she's defending drone policy! they don't even understand their own hypocrisy. >> can i point out some of their hypocrisy? roll that clip of eric holder in 2009. >> i agree with you, mr. chairman, waterboarding is torture. >> do you believe that the president of the united states has the authority to exercise a commander in chief override and immunize acts of torture? >> it's my belief that the president
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 3:00am EST
hours after obama ordered a confidential memo making the legal case for strikes against u.s. citizens be released. the topic was controversial. >> please remove -- please remove that woman. >> they won't even tell congress what countries we are killing children in. >> please -- if you could please expedite the removal. >> so how did brennan handle the hecklers? take a look. >> actually that was a cat. that wasn't brennan. i apologize for tricking the audience. are you troubled the limits on using drone strikes against americans are a little vague or not vague enough? >> i remember like six, seven years ago and rewee suddenly woke up and it is a good or bad thing to torture people, and i can't believe we got to that moment. and we just skated right past that. we are ordering not just drone strikes against the bad people , but also the american bad people too. >> i can't believe we have gone through this. it is hard to figure out how to be funny. >> he took it seriously. >> don't you fret. >> brandon is full of -- you have to face it 300 civilians died and we took off from sau
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
hearing today. >> reporter: as president obama's top counter-terrorism adviser, john brennan has overseen a five-fold increase in drone strikes against suspected terrorists. brennan today told the senate intelligence committee those strikes are critical for national security, but brennan said he'd rather capture terrorists than kill them. >> we only take such actions as a last resort to save lives when there's no other alternative to taking an action that's going to mitigate that threat.ep >> reporter: brennan defended a policy permitting americans to be targeted if they're actively plotting with al qaeda. oregon senator ron wyden objected. >> it's the idea of giving any president unfettered power to kill an american without checks and balances that is so troubling. every american has the right to know when their government believes it's allowed to kill them. >> reporter: the committee also questioned brennan about the enhanced interrogation techniques, or e.i.t.s, used to question al qaeda terrorists. brennan was a high-ranking cia officer when the bush administration employed those hars
CNN
Feb 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
who really became a symbol in the fight against gun violence. first lady michelle obama is going to be at that funeral. why? the teen was gunn ened down in park just a week after performing with her school band at the president's inauguration. she's an honor student who was apparently just caught in the cross did t crossfire. the first lady is describeded at being heartbroken over this girl's death. and we're also following the snowy mountains of california, that is where police are using armored personnel carriers, snow cats, to search for christopher dorner. you see him there. he's a former police officer, a navy lieutenant, now suspected of killing three people and he is believed to be hiding somewhere in the big bear area. that is where people say they found his torched pickup truck. officers have now been conducting door to door searches. they are tracking footprints from that truck. but the tracks have now disappeared covered by the snow. >> they did lead around in the wooded area where the truck was found. we continued to follow them until we lost them where the ground got froze
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
-- when we were attacked on 9/11, george bush started putting all the stuff in and obama was dead against it. we will put it all on the table. now they are just -- i mean, america, wake up. we have lost our rights. already, they are gone. host: let me ask you a follow-up question. do you have problems with the drone program in and of itself or do you have problems with how much you know about it? caller: i have problems with just the way the government has slowly eroded our constitutional rights and have told the people. if it is written down. we all know that we are not allowed to do this. that they can tap our phones and call it retroactively not illegal. they just do what they want. now they are blatantly doing it. as far as the drones go, they are flying over our country now. the conspiracy theory with a 9/11 -- i am not one of them. but that nsaa building -- nsa building in utah is doing something. they are collecting data. the drones are a continuation of the militarization of our country through militarizing our police. that is what they are doing. host: here is the counter
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am EST
. the attacks came as tens of thousands of sunnis, protested today against the shiite-led government. >>> president obama will host a farewell ceremony today for defense secretary leon panetta. one of his last acts as secretary was testifying before the senate armed services committee. they discussed last year's deadly attack in benghazi, libya and says budget cuts slowed down america's response to the attack. the looming sequestration on march 1st would cause more damage to the national defense strategy. >>> 6:17 now. the sluggish economy may be taking a toll on young adults. they are the most stressed out americans according to a new online survey. americans between 18 and 33 say they have more stress now than a year ago. more than half of them say stress is causing them to lose sleep. doctors believe these young people's finances are at least partially o to blame. >> many of the young people have come out of college or graduate school with horrendous school debt. the job market, there are not very many jobs. this has put their life plans probably on hiatus. they may be postponing
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 10:00pm PST
recommendation to president obama. panetta told a senate hearing that, in the end, the president decided against sending in arms. instead, the u.s. has provided only humanitarian aid to the rebels. secretary panetta also defended the military's response to the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the assault killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. panetta testified there'd been no specific warning of an imminent attack, so u.s. forces were too far away to respond. >> the united states military, as i've said, is not and frankly should not be a 911 service capable of arriving on the scene within minutes to every possible contingency around the world. the u.s. military has neither the resources nor the responsibility to have a firehouse next to every u.s. facility in the world. >> sreenivasan: republican senator john mccain of arizona argued the military could have deployed in time, if it had heeded warnings coming from the consulate and ambassador stevens. a 21-year-old bangladeshi man pleaded guilty today to plotting to blow up the federal reserve ba
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 1:00am EST
against the deficit. against the things president obama is trying to do on taxes. we have to be four things. we have to explain to people that cutting spending is but for for our economy, not just cutting spending. americans are different from my generation. they have different philosophies, different ways they approach their challenges and issues in life. we better become attuned to them. when you look at the demographics and the racial component of our base, we think the results are obvious, of what the future holds. one of the most successful periods of the republican party was one we had a contract with america. it was 1992. we told the american people that if they gave us the majority, we would do the following 10 things. we need another contract with america, a positive agenda of how we can help entrepreneurs, how we can help young people get an education, how we can do the things necessary to create an environment for small businesses to flourish. and commit to that agenda. then, if the people are kind enough to give us a majority, inactive. we have to be four things rath
CNN
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am PST
pendleton will be buried, the honor student who twirled a baton in president obama's inauguration was killed last week. thiscy child who fought against gun violence. >> this commercial is informational for you and your future children. so many children out there are in gangs and it's your job to say no to gangs and yes to a great future. >> pendleton's murder happened one mile from obama's chicago home, a startling example of gun violence in urban america. jesse jackson who led an anti-gun march in chicago begged the president to visit his hometown and address real gun violence. >> given the preponderance of killing and the explosive of this, we need federal intervention. >>> you might remember president obama came to newtown and tucson after the mass shootings there and more than one critic has pointed out as tragic as these shootings are, they're rare. most gun crimes are not committed with high-powered semiassault rifles but with handguns. before newtown the president was asked about the silent epidemic of urban gun violence. >> we've got to have an all of the above approach. we ha
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm PST
obama's goals, new america, new approach, it's not bush, and especially when used against american citizens which we haven't talked about, this has all sorts of other repercussions in the middle east. >> bill: the consequences and they're going to hate us anyway. i support the drone program. >> do you support them against american citizens. >> bill: yeah, working with al-qaeda. blow the hell out of them. >> how about the standards imminent, the shifting definition of an imminent threats. >> bill: all right, next, i've got to run now, next week, we'll discuss that. miss laura down in florida. and the factor moves along this evening and karl rove under attack by some right wing people and he'll be here to talk and jessie waters at a naturist resort talking politics. stay tuned for those reports. [ male announcer ] marie callender's finally found a way to get her oven baked taste straight from the microwave. like her oven roasted chicken baked in a rich, creamy alfredo sauce. she calls them her new comfort bakes. marie callender's. it's time to savor. more "likes." more tweets. so, be
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
among other things and puts her against karl rove, recently the group crossroads put out this ad. >> you know what this country really needs an independent voice for obama. >> i am committed to president obama and vice-president biden. i think he's a brilliant man. 's now able to flower more as the president i knew he could be. >> as someone who shares our values. >> and-- someone from out of state who understands us hillbillies. >> i don't know a lot of hillbillies, hillbillies. >> her own grandmother says she's a hollywood liberal, but isn't that what what we need? ashley judd, an obama following radical while liberal. >> that doesn't sound good. and here from los angeles leslie marshal, also, a woman of the left (laughter) all right, leslie. i don't know why rove and his pals wasted the money, she hasn't declared and rove is coming up and i'll ask him. but the ad is basically another, almost what i said, these people celebrities, really don't know anything and why are we bothering and you say? >> oh, i say i'm living in california where arnold schwarzenegger won because he's a
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 5:00am PST
middle of. there are lots of questions here lawmakers want to know if the obama administration has been using these drones against american citizens in a couple of cases. we know yes. brennan said if he's are americans who have gone overseas and aligned themselves with al qaeda, they have to know we're going to do whatever possible to save lives. this is not something that's done as retribution. it's something done when they believe there's an imminent attack. he also talked about back in the bush administration when he was a deputy director of the cia interrogation tactics in question back then. waterboarding he said reprehensible and despite the cia's explanations, he says there is still a lot of questions about that. he never really felt comfortable with it and voiced those objections. lawmakers here especially key democrats say they think he has a good shot at this confirmation. jon? >> tracie potts, thank you for that update. >>> bay area's new man about town. sergio romo visiting the san francisco zoo yesterday there to meet the 4-month-old monkey that was born in october during t
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am PST
afghanistan. obama -- i mean, granted, the country is exhausted by these wars, but there haven't been any traditional attack that is you see levelled against a democrat for winding down a war and for -- it's allowed him to project strength, and it's brought him an incredible amount of political space. >> in terms of the sort of hoops, intellectual hoops that you have to jump through, if you are a member of the progressive left and president obama represented a sea change in terms of national security policy, i will go back to what the economist wrote. as mr. obama's second term national team takes shape, the same dmrema will confront them as face mr. bush all those years ago. is the country made safer when enemies are killed or when they're taken alive. can either course be taken while preserving the privacy of law that makes america america. that's the long game-short game. drone attacks increase radicalism on the ground. >> there's the fact that drone attacks have such ease of use, and we are using them not just to get leadership. we're using them on an everyday basis. part of it has to
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
point is we have to be very careful here. if that's one of obama's goals. new america, new approach it's not bush. then essentially when used against american citizens, which we haven't talked about, this has all sorts of other repercussions in the middle east. bill till it has unintended consequences. i support the drone program. i do. >> do you support them against american citizens. >> bill: if they are working with al qaeda. >> how about the standards they have, bill? the standards imminent is the shifting definition of imminent threat. >> bill: all right, well, next week i have got to run now. next week we will discuss that all right, ms. laura, have a good time in florida. plenty more as the factor moves along this evening. karl rove under attack by right wing people. he willer here to respond. jesse watters as a naturist resort. talking some politics. we hope you stay tuned to those reports. this is so sick! i can't believe your mom let you take her car out. this is awesome! whoooo! you're crazy. go faster! go faster! go faster! go faster! no! stop...stop... go(mom) i rais my son
Current
Feb 8, 2013 3:00am PST
likely to see too many of the democrats vote against an obama nominee for the cabinet for anything. >> after brennan i agree with you that brennan will be confirmed. my fear my column out today on this whole drone policy letting obama off the hook on drones where they did not want to let george bush off of the hook on torture and rendition and other things that he was citing the authority of the authorization to use force of authority for. >> that's my column at any rate. my fear is -- >> what i want to ask you is once brennan is confirmed, the whole issue of drones is going to go away? >> that's one of the favorite games is: what if george bush had done it. if george bush had a secret drone program. >> i would be raising hell and a lot of other people would. >> it would be, you know it would probably be a much more significant issue, given sort of the narrative of what the rest of his foreign policy was like. >> sure. there would be hearings in the senate and in the house and it may be not in the house. under boehner but certainly there would be hearings and demands for full discl
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
! >>> was president obama so focused on reelection that he was missing in action during the libya terror strike? this is special report. >>> i'm john roberts in for bret baier. the terror attack against the u.s. mission in benghazi is our topic. testimony on capitol hill has ignited a fresh round of debate today. what's not going away are questions about last year's terror attack in libya after panetta's final testimony yesterday. >> if i were a family member and one of my loved ones was killed in benghazi, i would be sick to my stomach. >> republican lindsey graham declared on twitter the president, quote, has to announce for his leadership on benghazi after panetta and general martin dempsey testified, they spoke to the president only once during the eight-hour attack. >> one time. >> right. >> you talked to him how many times? >> the same one time. >> graham and his republican colleagues repeatedly pressed panetta on why there was no direct follow up with mr. obama after they met in the oval office. >> are you surprised that the president of the united states never called you, secreta
Current
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
including american soil. >> john: just because president obama won't do it doesn't mean president christie wouldn't do it. glenn greenwald a fighter against the u.s. drone warfare campaign, thank you so much for your time and your brutal expertise this evening. >> thanks so much, john. appreciate it. >> john: karl rove is going to use all of his resources to defeat tea party candidates in favor of more moderate republicans. based on his success in the past election isn't that good news for the tea party? [ male announcer ] to many men, shaving can be a sensitive issue. but take comfort. it may not be you; it may be your razor. upgrade to gillette fusion proglide. our micro-thin blades are thinner than a surgeon's scalpel to put less stress on your skin by gliding through hair. switch to fusion proglide. number one dermatologist recommended on sensitive skin. and now introducing new fusion proglide sensitive shave gel. gillette. the best a man can get. rich, chewy caramel rolled up in smooth milk chocolate. don't forget about that payroll meeting. rolo.get your smooth on. also in m
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 5:00pm EST
struck against al qaeda and perhaps the greatest intelligence success in american history. delivering justice to osama bin laden. president obama nominated former nebraska senator chuck hagel to replace panetta. the senate recently postponed its vote on hagel's nomination. >>> we hope you are not heading to the northeast region. you can't get there at this point, right, doug? >> you really can't. i-95 not looking too bad. new york city, a lot of wet roadways, the snow coming down. not too heavy now. it's expected to increase over the next couple of hours. our weather, not bad here either just yet. over the next few hours, our weather will deteriorate as the winds pick up. 42 degrees right now. a few showers around. most down to the south. again, 7:00 p.m., 38 degrees. maybe just a couple of showers. 9:00 windy with temperatures of 35. i expect the windchill to be around 25 at that time and just cold and windy by 11:00. if you're going to be out and about tonight, it's going to be one cold night. windchills around 20 degrees. now, i want to pause in my weather contract just
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 11:00am PST
investment like many of the business advisers told president obama should happen. people from commerce, from industry. i get it. that won't happen as long as house republicans are dead set against it. and what we're left with is unfortunately in my view a detente to put the discussion in the frame the republicans want. what about deficits? we have a jobs crisis in this country. not a deficit crisis. to me, the whole conversation has been pushed to the right further than it should be. >> and karen, on a last note, in anticipation of the president's speech, the white house released numbers on the people affected by the cuts. i believe around 600,000, between 600,000 and 800,000 suffering as a result of cuts to food stamps and other program that is people need to survive these days and at least some of the analysis out there, democrats feel that they can win this argument over these cuts and that it's likely we're going to hear from the president words like corporate jets, big oil in the state of the union positioning the every day working people against those against who says he not payi
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 5:00am EST
of heated questioning for the man president obama wants to head the dcia. john brennan was increased hard on the use of drones and enha e enhanced interrogation techniques. government memos show drones have been cleared for use against u.s. citizens suspected as working against terrorists. tracie potts is live in washington with the details. >> reporter: good morning. brennan defended and strongly defended the use of drones but he distanced himself from how the bush administration questioned terror suspects. it looks like john brennan is gaining the support of several lawmakers after defending u.s. drone attacks on terror suspects, even americans. at least three have been killed so far. >> i think any american who did that should know well that they, in fact, are part of an enemy against us and that united states will do everything possible to destroy that enemy to save american lives. >> reporter: drones are used against imminent threats, he said, not as payback. but some are still concerned if it's legal and ask, what if the cia takes out the wrong person? >> we've got to see all,
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am EST
have no plans to run against governor christie. [applause] [laughter] >> thank you for your service. i have some comments. you have said president obama believes is done carefully, deliberately and responsibly, we can be more transparent and still ensure our nation's security. i absolutely agree. the american people have the right to know whether government does on their behalf. consistent with our national security, the presumption of transparency should be the rule, not the exception. and the government should make as much information available to the american public as possible. so on the committee when and we as members of congress push hard for access to the legal analysis targeting americans using drones, for instance, it erodes the government's credibility by the american people. i want to say i'm grateful to the president for allowing members of this committee to brief review some of the information. this is an important first debt. there's much more to be done in that regard. you have heard that from my colleagues today. i have long believed our government also has an oblig
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